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All the ways the Wolves can get the 6, 7, 8 seeds

Utah's win over Golden State on Tuesday killed Minnesota's chances of getting the 5-seed.
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UPDATE 10:15 P.M.

The Jazz beat the Warriors Tuesday night so the 5-seed is no longer attainable. 

Original story with updates that removed 5-seed and other scenarios

Whoever wins Wednesday's regular season finale between the Wolves and Nuggets is in the playoffs, but a win and some help could land Minnesota any one of the 5-8 seeds. 

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The NBA released all of the possible outcomes, and here's how it can go down for Minnesota (all games are Wednesday unless otherwise noted). 

They get the 6-seed if: 

  1. Jazz beat Golden State Tuesday night
  2. Wolves beat Denver
  3. Spurs beat New Orleans
  4. Grizzlies beat Oklahoma City
  5. Trail Blazers beat Utah

or: 

  1. Jazz beat Golden State Tuesday night
  2. Wolves beat Denver
  3. Spurs beat New Orleans
  4. Grizzlies beat Oklahoma City
  5. Jazz beat Portland

They get the 7-seed if: 

  1. Jazz beat Golden State Tuesday night
  2. Wolves beat Denver
  3. Pelicans over San Antonio
  4. Grizzlies beat Oklahoma City
  5. Trail Blazers beat Utah

or: 

  1. Jazz beat Golden State Tuesday night
  2. Wolves beat Denver
  3. Pelicans beat San Antonio
  4. Grizzlies beat Oklahoma City
  5. Jazz beat Portland

or: 

  1. Jazz beat Golden State Tuesday night
  2. Wolves beat Denver
  3. Spurs beat New Orleans
  4. Thunder beat Memphis
  5. Trail Blazers beat Utah

or: 

  1. Jazz beat Golden State Tuesday night
  2. Wolves beat Denver
  3. Spurs beat New Orleans
  4. Thunder beat Memphis
  5. Jazz beat Portland

Every other scenario featuring a Wolves victory will result in the 8-seed. 

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